First intercountry workshop on national drug information services : Chennai, India, 8-11 May 2007
AbstractThis report contains information on development drug information services in some countries of the SEA Region. It reviewed functioning of drug information services in BHU, IND, MAV, NEP and SRL. It also reviewed drug information services developed in Australia and United Kingdom. Future challenges in developing drug information services in countries were presented. They include lack of awareness of the necessity for drug information, absence of trained human resources, lack of budget for drug information service, inadequate intersectoral collaboration and strengthening of legislation and regulation. Issues for regional collaboration such as internet-based drug information, exchange of information, common regional discussion forum and training of human resources were identified. It gives a comprehensive list of drug information websites.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). First intercountry workshop on national drug information services : Chennai, India, 8-11 May 2007. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205076